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Council Members Oppose Eliminating Federal Tax Deduction

Members of Watertown City Council are voicing how they oppose the feds getting rid of possible tax deduction that's been around for more than 100 years. Monday night, the council voted 4-0 to oppose eliminating it. Council member Mark Walczyk was not in at the meeting because he's on duty with the A

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 05:46:00

Summer Arrives - Better Late Than Never!

Believe it or not, it's the last week of summer. But after the weather this season, it feels like summer is just getting started. "I want to go in a pool right now it's so hot," said Alex Zappala, who was outside enjoying the temperatures. The north country saw sunshine and 80 degree temperatures Mo

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-19 00:50:00

Looking up: Passenger usage of Watertown International Airport sets records

In July, 4,998 passengers used Watertown International Airport - a record for a single month. This was certainly cause for celebration. But officials had to put the champagne on hold as they received even more good news. The July record was broken last month when 5,244 passengers passed through the

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

Arlene M. Jones, 66, of Watertown

Arlene M. Jones, 66, Watertown, passed away on Sunday, September 17th at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County. The funeral service will be 11:00 am Thursday, September 21st at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Brookside Cemetery. Calling hours

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-18 20:37:00

Fort Drum identifies soldier killed in crash, driven by fellow soldier

Officials have identified the 23-year-old soldier killed in a Sunday car accident while driving back to Fort Drum, New York, according to a Tuesday release from the 10th Mountain Division. Spc. Jennifer Kipybida was killed as the vehicle, driven by Spc. Miles Wilson-King, also 23, swerved into onc

ARMY TIMES - 2017-09-19 15:15:55

Fort Drum soldier killed in Ava crash is identified

FORT DRUM, N.Y. >> Military authorities have released the identity of a Fort Drum soldier killed in a crash in upstate New York. Army officials say Spc. Jennifer Kipybida was a human resources specialist assigned to 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division at For

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Fort Drum identifies soldier killed in Oneida County crash

FORT DRUM - Military officials have identified the soldier killed when the vehicle she was riding in crashed into a tree in Oneida County. The 10th Mountain Division's public affairs office said Spc. Jennifer Kipybida, 23, of Churchville, near Rochester, was killed in the crash, which happened aroun

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 07:30:00

Fort Drum soldier dies in Ava car accident

TOWN OF AVA - A Fort Drum soldier is dead after the car she was riding in struck a tree on Route 26 early Sunday morning. Sheriff's deputies said Miles Wilson-King, 23, of Virginia, and the woman were northbound on Route 26 at about 3 a.m. Sunday when their 2016 Toyota Corolla crossed over the oncom

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-18 19:30:00

Sunday Portrait: Tas Cru sings the blues and educates about it along the way (VIDEO)

The dog belonging to the neighbor of Tas Cru looked up from a mid-morning snooze, lazily glanced next door and began barking, but not rising from his napping nest, as I drove into the musician's driveway on Three Mile Point Road in Chaumont. The bark seemed to have a blues-tinged ring to it, and per

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-17 07:30:00

Celebrating Heritage and Community at 2017 Bravo Italiano Festiv

A tradition 33 years in the making.. Bravo Italiano Festival continued Saturday at the Italian American Club in Watertown. After 33 years of pageantry, musical performances, and of course, Italian food. This year there was something new. The first Little Miss Italia Princess Pageant and over 20 gir

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-17 04:52:00

Aim for the Cure Melanoma Walk in Watertown

Families remembering loved ones they lost to Melanoma. Sunday afternoon was the 11th annual Aim for the Cure Melanoma Walk in honor of Greg Maur and Tricia AlteriJeffers. Both passed away a little more than 10 years ago from Melanoma. Over the years, other families have started walking to honor thei

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-18 03:20:00

Norman H. Griffith, 86, formerly of Black River

Norman H. Griffith, 86, formerly of Burnup Road, Black River, passed September 15, 2017 at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home where he had been a resident. Calling hours will be 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Bruce Funeral Home, Black River. The Order of the Eastern Stars followed by t

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-17 01:36:00

DEC holds salmon, trout stocking steady in attempt to preserve alewife populations

PULASKI - Canadian and American officials said a desire to protect limited alewife populations led to their decision to maintain current levels of salmon and trout stocking in Lake Ontario. "If we want a chinook fishery, we have to protect that alewife population," said Steven R. LaPan, who leads th

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 12:15:00

Judge: Ex-NFL players may be targets for 'misleading' offers

FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post padding before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerne

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 04:24:25

Review: Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with 'The Scarred Woman'

"The Scarred Woman" (Dutton), by Jussi Adler-Olsen Who is "The Scarred Woman"? That's a question you'll ask yourself as you read Jussi Adler-Olsen's latest mystery. Department Q, Copenhagen's cold case squad led by Detective Carl Morck, has its hands full with a fresh murder that happens to resemble

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 12:00:37

Richard G. McCarthy, 90

MASSENA - Mr. Richard G. McCarthy, 90, peacefully passed away Saturday morning, September 16, 2017 at his home. He had been in failing health. Richard was born May 15, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the son of the late Harry John and Mary Elizabeth Gruber McCarthy. He was a 1944 graduate of Ogde

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-09-18 04:17:00

Today in History for Sept. 17th

Today is Sunday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2017. There are 105 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: On September 17, 1967, The Doors appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on CBS-TV for the first - and last - time. The group was banned from the program after Jim Morrison ignored a produc

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 04:00:00

Nursing homes a key element of NNY elderly living (VIDEO)

When the elderly reach a point at which they are no longer able to care for themselves, their options dwindle significantly. Most medical experts say the first option in many cases should be using home health care to keep the elderly in their homes. However, there are a number of reasons this arrang

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-17 07:30:00

County Transportation Committee Asks for Public Input on Rural Transportation Needs

OSWEGO - The Oswego County Transportation Coordination Committee is developing a Mobility Movement Plan for underserved areas of Oswego County and has begun to collect information about transportation needs in the Sandy Creek, Pulaski, Altmar-Parish-Williamstown and Mexico school districts. The firs

OSWEGOCOUNTYTODAY.COM - 2017-09-18 11:15:51

Oswego County man killed after running motorcycle into mailbox

TOWN OF RICHLAND, N.Y. -- A 53-year-old man from the town of Albion was killed on Saturday evening after driving his motorcycle into a mailbox in the town of Richland in Oswego County. Oswego County sheriff's deputies identified the driver as Joel Waterman, of 130 Sheepskin Road in Albion. He was d

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-17 16:24:54